SFU Participates in Virtual Special Olympics

SFU Participates in Virtual Special Olympics

Damian Runk, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Members of the University community virtually participated alongside 30 other teams across the nation in the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Sports Virtual College Championship Week over the past five...

Earth Day a Reminder of Responsibility to Protect and Preserve Planet

Earth Day a Reminder of Responsibility to Protect and Preserve Planet

Ty Stewart, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

April 22 is Earth Day. The holiday was first celebrated in 1970 and is a day where everyone is encouraged to support environmental protection. “The problem is that companies are not giving back the...

Update on Resinski Black Box Theater Project

Update on Resinski Black Box Theater Project

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The University announced several years ago that it is building an approximately 14,000-square foot Fine Arts Building that will be named in the memory of Kenny Resinski, SFU’s longtime theater director...

Will the “American Rescue Plan” Work?

Will the “American Rescue Plan” Work?

Damian Runk, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief bill signed by President Biden on March 11. Its purpose is to help American citizens and the U.S. economy recover from the COVID-19...

Saint Francis Hall to Serve as New Home for Admissions

Saint Francis Hall to Serve as New Home for Admissions

Marina Misitano, Editor March 10, 2021

Saint Francis Hall will soon be home to the Admissions Welcome Center. Renovations will begin in May and be completed by August.  The location will offer a modern look and serve as a welcoming area...

Lenten Season: A Time for Reflection and Growth

Lenten Season: A Time for Reflection and Growth

Nicolette Belasco, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The Lenten season began on Feb 17. From now until Easter Sunday, April 4, many people on campus and in the community will spend time reflecting on their faith and their lives.  Lent also aligns with...

Planting S.E.A.D.S of Love

Planting S.E.A.D.S of Love

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

In 2019, Vince Lovenduski - a 1979 Saint Francis alum with a degree in Accounting - launched a nonprofit garden and nursery in the Johnstown suburb of Westmont called S.E.A.D.S of Love (Sustainable Employment...

University Announces Tentative Commencement Schedule

University Announces Tentative Commencement Schedule

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The University recently announced tentative plans for in-person commencement events for both the Classes of 2020 and 2021 over Mother’s Day Weekend, May 8-9.  Commencement exercises will be conducted...

Attention Students: Grammar Matters

Attention Students: Grammar Matters

Marina Misitano, Editor February 24, 2021

National Grammar Day is next week on Thursday, March 4. This day affords all of us the opportunity to celebrate the depth and breadth of the English language and “march forth” to speak and write...

Alum's Charity Webstream Raises More Than $16,000 for St. Jude

Alum’s Charity Webstream Raises More Than $16,000 for St. Jude

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

Popular YouTuber and 2017 SFU graduate Matt Crawford raised over $16,000 during a live charity webstream event in December at the Zanzuccki Communications Media Center in Schwab Hall. All of the money...

SFU Partners with Mainline Pharmacy to Distribute Covid Vaccine

SFU Partners with Mainline Pharmacy to Distribute Covid Vaccine

Josh Blair, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Saint Francis Health Science students have helped to administer Covid-19 vaccines to frontline workers, as well as the greater community, over the last several weekends. They will continue to assist...

Shields School of Business Announces Dare-to-Dream Award

Shields School of Business Announces Dare-to-Dream Award

Katie Page, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Last month, the School of Business announced the establishment of the “Dare-to-Dream Award.”  The award was announced on Martin Luther King Day, which was also the first day of classes for the...

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